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Book Launch For 'Kritsotopoula, Girl of Kritsa'

Join Yvonne Payne to celebrate the launch of her book Kritsotopoula, Girl of Kritsa. Drinks and nibbles will be available outside of Nikitakis gift shop and Aristidis Cafe, in the upper main street of Kritsa. All visitors can participate in a free raffle for unique memorabila of the event.


Strawberry Fair, Cambridge

Feature length poetry show including SilverWood author Michael Brown.

Free event. Check out the official website here.


Gedling Book Festival

11:45 - 12:30

David Ebsworth will be giving a talk on 'The Battle of Waterloo - 200 Years of Historical Fiction and the Tales that Time Forgot'. Arnot Hill Park, Notts, NG5 6LU. Click here for more information.


The Mays XXIII, Cambridge Junction


The latest instalment of a yearly anthology showcasing the best new writing and artwork from Cambridge and Oxford universities. SilverWood author Michael Brown will be performing brand new poems. Free event. Click here for more information.


Shiner & Co Book Launch

14:00 - 18:00
Join Mark Custance at The Lansdown in Clifton to celebrate the official Shiner & Co launch.


Author Talk

The Killing Snows author Charles Egan will be addressing an academic conference at the first Irish Summer School on the Famine. Stokes town House, Co. Roscommon. FFI click here.


Cambridge Free Fringe

There will be a number of events such as talks, workshops and performances featuring SilverWood author Michael Brown. Keep an eye out here for information updates.


Chalke Valley History Festival

Join historical fiction authors Michael E Wills and David Ebsworth, and experience the past brought to life with re-enactments from through the ages. FFI and tickets please click here.


The Brass Tacks of Self-Publishing


Considering self-publishing your work? This panel, made up of successful self-published authors, will cover the details of what it takes to make it as a self-pub. Chaired by Alison Morton; with Helen Hollick, Anna Belfrage, Geri Clouston and Daniel Willis. Historical Novel Society Conference, Denver, CO, USA. FFI please click here.


Penzance Literary Festival

On Thursday 9 July, join Publishing Director Helen Hart and SilverWood authors Lucienne Boyce, Wendy Percival, Jill Treseder and Stephen Oram as they talk about indie publishing, and the business of self-publishing. FFI and tickets: click here.


The Big Weekend, Cambridge

The Pink Festival have programmed acts into the Big Weekend on Parkers Piece, including SilverWood author Michael Brown - performing poetry and cabaret show. Free event. Keep an eye on the event page to find out more.


Exilicon Convention, Cambridge

11:00 - 17:00

Published poet Michael Brown, poetry slam finalist Tim Knight, eloquent storyteller Uppahar Ups Subba and Cambridge student comedy performer Nathan Smith will bring a mix of fantasy, science fiction and geek themed poetry, spoken word and storytelling.

Free event. Click here and here for more information.

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The Bloomsbury Manuscript by Tim Davidson

A tale of lives linked by love and opera.

George Savino by edited by Anna Raimondi Radaelli

A collection of George Savino's known work in tribute to his talent as well as his dream come true.

The A to Z of Normal by Helen Barbour

A poignant and humorous story of love, family, secrets…and military precision.

Backgammon for Losers by Simon Hill

Illustrated guide to backgammon.

Fluence by Stephen Oram

A dystopian story of aspiration and desperation, and of power seen and unseen.

The Faery Tale of Amy Thyst by Melanie J Firth

The discovery of a special gold locket unlocks further secrets of the Steeple faeries.

My Friend Ruby by Anna Sharpe

An exploration of the friendship between an exceptional dog and her owner.

The Empire of the Moon by Tom O'Durnin

Sisters Helena and Isabelle Montagu are intended to be unwitting pawns in a trade deal. When they are kidnapped by the Rakshasa, albino warriors from the Empire of the Moon, they become part of even more terrible ambitions.

Saviour of the Free World by Mike Low

The story of the Rolls-Royce Merlin aero-engine, which powered all the leading aircraft used by the Allies during World War II.

The Inside Story by Linda Booth

A guide to why your colon holds the key to your total wellbeing, and what you should do about it!

A Kiss From France by Susan Hughs

The story of the lives of two women during the First World War, that will tragically overlap due to an accident that occurs behind the lines in France.

Ham and Marmalade Sandwiches by Olivia Parker

Adventures in anxiety.

Paralysis by Harvey Black

The second book in best-selling novelist Harvey Black's new apocalyptic series – Force Majeure.

The Silver-Handled Knife by Frances Thomas

Book 3 in the Girls of Troy Trilogy.

His Own Executioner by Derek Collett

First-ever biography of the British novelist and scriptwriter Nigel Balchin (1908-1970).

A Shy and Simple Warrior by R H Parr

A biography of intrepid sailor George Lancaster.

Food Waste Philosophy by Shane Jordan

A vegetarian chef with an original cooking style and unusual recipes.

Heal Your Birth, Heal Your Life by Sharon King

Tools for rebirthing.

Nurses Never Run by Eileen Gershon

This personal autobiography brings the caring vocation of nursing in the '60s back to life.

Saving One More by Janetta Harvey

This book explores the dark world of commercial dog breeding around the world.

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